Manuel Diaz Elizalde, Sr.
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Son of Jose Joaquin Elizalde and Maria del Carmen Monreau Diaz
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About Manuel "Manolo" Elizalde
Don Manolo Diaz-Moreu Elizalde was a member of Manila Polo Club’s winning team. He established the first radio station in the Phlippines, KZRH in 1940 which became the Manila Broadcasting Company. He owned steel, hemp, paint and wine factories, along with a media empire of radio, television and newspapers, and a hacienda and sugar central in Negros Occidental. He served as the resident commissioner and Philippine ambassador to the US.